Life is good for New England Patriots wide receiver Chad Ochocinco.
He’s finally on no-nonsense team with realistic Super Bowl aspirations. He’s got a foxy fiancee — “Basketball Wives” star Evelyn Lozada. And now he’s got a snazzy new two-bedroom place just minutes from Foxboro Stadium.
Consider it a winter home to house the couple when they’re not living under the sea at Ochocinco’s permanent Florida home.
Last week, the Boston Herald chatted up Wayde King and Brett Raymer — the stars of Animal Planet’s new reality show, “Tanked” — who installed two custom fish tanks for Ochocinco.
One tank does double-duty as a tropical backdrop and mount for three flat screen televisions. And the second forms a giant arch over Ochocinco’s bed.
How long will it take for the novelty to wear off (or a crack to form)? Back in February, Lozada was still quite enamored with Ochocinco’s aquatic world. Chad tweeted: @Evelynlozada stares at these damn fish every time before bed #smh
Earlier this month, Ochocinco announced he would live with a Pats fan for the first couple weeks of the NFL season to get acclimated with the area. Lozada wasn’t quite as keen.
“He wants to do it, so he will. But that fan better be married with kids,” Lozada told the Herald’s Raakhee Mirchandani. “And it won’t be a female fan.”
Regardless, he’ll have to get used to sleeping up on the shore (where) they work all day, out in the sun they slave away...